Monica Breedlove

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The Superhero Stain-Fighters You Already Have At Home

Easy solutions for common household stains.<p><b>1. Toothpaste to get out stains:</b> Non-gel and non-whitening toothpaste can get stains out of multiple household items. For stains on walls and carpets squeeze on toothpaste and rub with a cloth and rinse with warm water. Be careful with high-shine walls as …

Cleaning

10 All-Natural Face Scrubs to DIY

Let’s be real, here. Everyone’s favorite part about their skin regimen is exfoliating. It brings new life to your face by rubbing away dead skin and cleansing your pores. But those microbeads in many of the big name cleansers are no good for your skin <i>or</i> the environment. Believe it or not, Illinois …

Skin Care

Chic and practical? That’s what your outdoor space will be after you try these tips!

21 Genius Hacks for Fixing Ruined Clothes

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, easy tricks for salvaging those damaged goods you just can't seem to part with.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Stop your sweaters from shedding by sticking them in the freezer overnight.</b><p>If you have a cashmere or wool sweater that won't stop shedding, toss it in the freezer before each …

Cleaning

Date-Night Makeup Idea: Maria Menounos' Stunning-Even-in-Daylight Smoky Eyes

Maria Menounos has redeemed herself after the Weird Pompadour Incident of 2013 by wearing this gorgeous smoky eye makeup look on the set of <i>Extra.</i><p>So romantic. Let's go to the close-up:<p>If you've got a date planned this weekend, this would basically be the ideal smoky eye to try out for it. It's …

Comfort Food Can Be Healthy Too: Try This Dairy-Free Mac and Cheese

1. Cook macaroni according to package directions.<p>2. In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat; add onion and cook for 5 minutes or until translucent.<p>3. Add flour and cook for another 3 minutes, stirring often. Add dairy-free milk, sea salt, and pepper, continue to mix and cook until mixture …

The 10 Chicest Ponytails for Fall 2013

Get inspired by these sexier, more polished ponytails.<p>Typical ponytails—tossed-up and never thought of again—are perfect if you're lacing up your sneakers and heading to the gym. Otherwise, they can be a bit undone. These imaginative versions are sexier, more polished, and just right for all sorts …

Hairstyling

Shaded To Perfection: Elegant Pergola Designs For The Modern Home

If you are thinking about extending your home’s interior beyond the obvious four walls, a pergola is a great way to add style and panache. The …

Homemade Face Scrubs for Every Skin Type

Yes, we know there are a ton of face scrubs out there, but it’s hard to find exactly the right one to fit your skin type. Which means that making a custom one to fit your skin’s needs is the way to go. Plus, you’ll already have half of the ingredients in your kitchen. It’s a win-win situation!<p>We’ll …

Skin Care

4 Moves to a Flat Belly

Want to shred your abs? Consider this your flat belly bootcamp<p>The body part you can't stomach? Your stomach, according to our poll. Tighten and trim your waistline with these four ab-sculpting moves from trainer David Kirsch. <b>Stability-Ball Jackknife</b>Position your hands shoulder-width apart on the …

Workouts

6 Reasons to Start Running

It'll help you stress less, fight cancer, and boost your bones

Cancer

June Favorites: Beauty.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 29, 2013 68<p>You GUYS.<p>This month? I bought no new makeup. It is nuts.<p>I wish I could say it was intentional because you know, that …

Baker's quest: What makes perfect popovers?

Image 1of/7<p>Caption<p>Close<p>For many years, whenever I would meet friends for lunch at Union Square, I would insist we go to Neiman Marcus. The food was …

How to Use Washi Tape as Party Decor

Who loves washi tape?!? We hope you all just screamed, “Me, me, me!” in your heads. Don’t worry, we feel that way too. So we know you’re all just going to love this DIY washi party decor primer. Yup, you heard us. We’re teaching you how to decorate for your next party with your favorite product, …

Crafting

Grow Anything: 18 Ways to Plant the Seeds for a Happier Life

Want to generate brain cells, cultivate friendships, strengthen your body, or just pick gorgeous roses in your own backyard? Read on to plant the …

May Favorites: Beauty.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> May 30, 2013 82<p>It seriously cannot almost be June.<p>I know. So annoying. I say it constantly but I just can’t get over it.<p>Welcome to my …

Simple Springtime Dishes